President, PM Condole Deaths in Grand Mosque Accident

President Pranab Mukherjee and PM Narendra Modi have condoled the deaths in the crane accident at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia.

Published: 12th September 2015 09:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2015 09:08 AM   |  A+A-

By IANS

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have condoled the deaths in the crane accident at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia.

President Mukherjee, in a tweet said: "Heartfelt condolences to families of deceased due to crane crash in Mecca, prayers for speedy recovery of the injured."

Modi said: "My thoughts & prayers are with the families of those who lost their lives in the crane crash in Mecca. I wish the injured a quick recovery."

At least 107 people were killed and 238 injured after a crane collapsed on to the Grand Mosque in the Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah, the media reported on Friday.

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